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FDL Book Salon Welcomes Paul LeBlanc and Dianne Feeley, Imagine: Living In A Socialist USA

New York’s most progressive literary agent, Francis Golden, who is now ninety years old, once again put her energies where her mind is asking thirty-one progressive writers to imagine how life would change for Americans were we to enjoy a socialist-oriented government. Show More Summary

The Dozen New Digital Rules Authors Need to Know

“Choosing anonymity is choosing irrelevance.” Eric Schmidt, Google’s Executive Chairman, author of The New Digital Age. Today’s guest is Carole Jelen, an author, former publishing editor, and literary agent for Waterside Productions....Show More Summary

“How to Craft Query Letters, Opening Pages, Synopses, and Nonfiction That Get Noticed” — Sept. 22 Agent One-on-One Boot Camp with Kimberley Cameron Literary

When your submission materials arrive in an agent's inbox, they land among hundreds of others. At that point, one of two things will happen. Either the agent will like the submission and request more materials, or they will reply with a rejection. Show More Summary

How I Got My Literary Agent: Stephanie Wahlstrom

“How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Stephanie Wahlstrom, author of THE ACCIDENTAL SOCIALITE. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Show More Summary

Literary Agent Spotlight: Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media Group

He is seeking: In fiction, he seeks Science Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, Comics, Graphic novels, Historical, History, Horror, Literary, Middle Grade, Mystery, Thrillers and New adult. In nonfiction, he seeks Arts, Cinema, Photography,...Show More Summary

How I Got My Book Deal (and a Literary Agent): Mary Weber

“How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Mary Weber, author of STORM SIREN. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Some tales are of long roads and many setbacks, while others are of good luck and quick signings. Show More Summary

Conquer the Dreaded Synopsis: Construct Your Ultimate Sales Tool – Aug. 21 Webinar With Agent Nephele Tempest

In this live 90-minute webinar — titled "Conquer the Dreaded Synopsis: Construct Your Ultimate Sales Tool" — literary agent Nephele Tempest will show you how to tackle the task head on, and to generate the right synopsis for your project—and your audience. Show More Summary

Research Before You Send a Query Letter

Let me first begin by saying I love working as a literary agent. Since opening Greyhaus Literary Agency in 2003, I have had the chance to work with a lot of great … Read more

New Literary Agent Alert: Soumeya Bendimerad of the Susan Golomb Literary Agency

Soumeya is seeking: She is actively seeking to represent literary fiction, upmarket/book club fiction, and select young-adult and middle grade. She is drawn to intelligent literary fiction with a fresh voice, coming of age stories, novels...Show More Summary

Rebuilding My Life after My Unemployment Benefits Ended

Since I lost my job, I have been trying to make positive changes in my life. I have continued writing for American Fitness Magazine. I have written two children's books and am looking for a publisher or literary agent for both. Readers, let me know if you can suggest a publisher or agent for me. I tried to find a lawyer. Show More Summary

Writing and Selling Middle Grade Fiction – AUG 14 Webinar With Jennifer Laughran

n this live 90-minute webinar — titled "Writing and Selling Middle Grade Fiction" — instructor and literary agent Jennifer Laughran will talk about what's happening in the exciting Middle Grade market, as well as examine some recently published titles to see what they got right. Show More Summary

Honestly Love Sick

Frances Kuffel is a recovering literary agent who has written several memoirs; her most recent book is Love Sick: A Memoir of Searching for Mr. Good Enough. read more

How Not to Seek a Literary Agent: The Perils of "Middleman" Services

2 weeks agoArts / Writing : Writer Beware!

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware I know I've written about this before. But I'm seeing an increasing number of these kinds of "services," and they are all worthless. What am I talking about? Agent middleman services--services...Show More Summary

New Literary Agent Alert: Stacy Testa of Writers House

Stacy is seeking: Stacy is looking for literary fiction and upmarket commercial women’s fiction, particularly character-driven stories with an international setting, historical bent, or focus on a unique subculture. She also represents realistic young adult (no dystopian or paranormal, please!). Show More Summary

How I Got My Literary Agent: Kate Dyer-Seeley

“How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Kate Dyer-Seeley, author of the mystery SCENE OF THE CLIMB. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Show More Summary

8 Unexpected Lessons From Working with a Literary Agent

I had two full manuscripts and one partial out with various interested agents when I got the email. The email that said Stacey read my manuscript and wanted to set up a time to discuss it. I’d been rejected by 14 other agents already, so I wasn’t even sure what that meant. Show More Summary

ICM Partners Adds Lit Agent Brandy Rivers

FIlm and TV lit agent Brandy Rivers has joined ICM Partners as an agent in the television literary department. Rivers comes from Gersh, where she worked on packaging such film projects as the Boston Marathon bombing story Stronger (Lionsgate/Mandeville),...Show More Summary

Agent Updates to the 2014 WD Conference

As promised, here are the last minute agent updates (both additions and cancellations) to the 2014 WD Conference, Aug. 1-3, 2014, in NYC. CANCELLATIONS (3) 1. Jordy Albert (Albert Booker Literary) has … Read more

How to Sell Your Picture Book

Break into this competitive and growing market with the help of writing tips and inside observations from a leading literary agent. Read more

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